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Google, UrpanTech’s $5.5M Wage Deal Gets Green Light

June 16th, 2017

Law360

By Dorothy Atkins Law360, San Jose (June 16, 2017, 2:52 PM EDT) — A California judge on Friday preliminarily approved Google Inc. and staffing agency’s UrpanTech’s deal paying a combined $5.5 million to resolve a putative class action alleging the companies failed to pay contract recruiters overtime, saying the class notice needs to be tweaked, […]

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Biglaw Partners May Yet Be People Employees

June 15th, 2017

Above the Law

Another twist in the case. By KATHRYN RUBINO Buckle up kids — there’s a new development in the $100 million class-action case brought by former Chadbourne & Parke partner Kerrie Campbell against the Biglaw firm hoping to merge with Norton Rose Fulbright. You may remember Campbell — joined as lead plaintiff by two other former […]

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Female Chadbourne Partners Win Discovery on ‘Employee’ Status

June 15th, 2017

Bloomberg

By Patrick Dorrian, Bloomberg BNA Chadbourne & Parke will have to wait a little longer to see if it can get a sex discrimination lawsuit by female partners thrown out of court. That’s the upshot of a June 14 ruling that granted lead plaintiff Kerrie Campbell and two other female partners limited discovery on the […]

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Judge Keeps $100M Chadbourne Gender Bias Case Alive; Proskauer Looks to Escape

June 14th, 2017

American Lawyer Law.com

Scott Flaherty, The Am Law Daily Nearly two months after voting to expel a former partner who is leading a $100 million gender bias suit against Chadbourne & Parke, the firm failed on Wednesday to escape a proposed class action alleging it’s run by an ” all-male dictatorship.” U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken in […]

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Proskauer Asks Court To Dismiss Gender Bias Suit

June 14th, 2017

Bloomberg

Stephanie Russell-Kraft Proskauer Rose on Tuesday asked a Washington, D.C. federal judge to toss a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by an anonymous female partner, arguing she cannot sue because she is an owner and not employee of the firm. Filed in May, the suit claims the Jane Doe plaintiff, identified only as a partner in […]

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Proskauer Says Partner In Gender Bias Suit Not ‘Employee’

June 14th, 2017

Law360

By Vin Gurrieri Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 3:27 PM EDT) — Proskauer Rose LLP on Tuesday asked a Washington, D.C., federal court to toss a $50 million gender discrimination suit lodged by a female partner, arguing that she functions as an owner in the firm who isn’t covered by the employment statutes under […]

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Chadbourne Loses Bid To Kill Attys’ Gender Bias Suit

June 14th, 2017

Law360

By Vin Gurrieri Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 5:23 PM EDT) — Chadbourne & Parke LLP on Wednesday lost its bid for a quick dismissal of a $100 million proposed gender bias suit brought by several female attorneys, with a New York federal judge saying that the title of “partner” isn’t enough to automatically […]

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How the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule Affects Ordinary Clients

June 13th, 2017

Insurancesnewsnet.com

By Brian O’Connell The DOL Fiduciary Rule is at least partially now in effect, and, until now, the overarching question has focused how the new rule will impact financial advisors. But hold the phone – shouldn’t the real question be how the new rule impacts the ordinary investor? The answer to that question is a […]

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Jones Day Partner Among Trump’s 1st US Attorney Nominees

June 12th, 2017

Law360

By Melissa Daniels Law360, New York (June 12, 2017, 6:40 PM EDT) — President Donald Trump announced his first nominees to fill U.S. attorney spots on Monday, tapping a Jones Day white collar partner along with seven other lawyers in the administration’s first move to fill the positions since holdovers from the Obama administration were […]

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KPMG Settles Feds’ Discrimination Claims, but Scrutiny Is Far From Over

June 9th, 2017

National Law Journal

Erin Mulvaney, The National Law Journal KPMG agreed this week to pay $420,000 to resolve a federal investigation that found the company discriminated against Asian job applicants at a New Jersey facility, part of the years-long scrutiny over the accounting firm’s practices for alleged discrimination in separate cases. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of […]

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